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Talking about cybersecurity in a way that makes clear its value to CEOs isn’t always easy; but it’s not impossible. CIOs know this challenge all too well; and while you can break it down to show business KPIs (key performance indicators) or the ROI (return on investment) that you get from cybersecurity, or the costs per breached record and the amount of downtime that follows an attack; an actual scenario could be more helpful.
Cybersecurity works the same way as planning for business success. Unfortunately, while a holistic view and multi-layered business approach is one that executives recognize as necessary, when it comes to security this isn’t always the case.
The year ahead holds a number of cybersecurity predictions that include evolving ransomware and the cybersecurity skills shortage, and an increase in business cybersecurity spending…
If there’s anything a business is concerned with when a new year is about to commence is spending. A budget and what costs to expect are best planned for in advance; and in this spending decision-making process, cybersecurity can’t be ignored. The recent forecast by Gartner can help businesses to have additional knowledge on cybersecurity spending that will come in handy as the new year approaches.
Preparation always requires a certain amount of time and research if you’re going to get it right; and the same goes for your cybersecurity.
When you take a look at the cybersecurity skills shortage, it isn’t getting any better so far. As businesses plan for what’s to come with the ever evolving cyberthreats out there and look to improve their security spending, knowing how this cybersecurity skills shortage affects them can help find ways to remediate the problem before it’s too late.
When the holiday season approaches, there are mixed feelings for those executives who know what this means for the security risks their business will face. There’s a rise in phishing emails, malware hidden on website ads that are just waiting for employees to click...
With the holiday season here and the end of the year coming up, the thought that cybersecurity risks are lurking about puts no one at ease. A key to securing your business always starts with focus and awareness. This is achievable by having a rundown of important cybersecurity incidents and trends.
As cybercrime costs grow, one recent study shows how much costs have changed in the past years and four areas cybercrime impacts the most
When an executive doesn’t breathe security day to day like the CISO and CIO, their idea of security is a lot like onboarding a new software for team collaboration that they don’t use much. They know the software helps operations, but they are unclear of its full potential.
A recent study reveals some of the security headaches that business executives face with employees and risk management practices. The study shows why employees can be one of the main reasons…
Businesses don’t always realize just how vulnerable they are to risks. This lack of insight isn’t from lack of trying, it’s simply that when you’re not in the industry of cybersecurity it’s only normal to have limited knowledge on it.
If you’re worried about your credit card information following the Equifax breach, follow these 6 steps to regain control of the situation.
When study after study shows a consistent challenge for businesses to onboard cybersecurity holistically, you have to wonder why that is. The reasons vary from lack of expert IT security professionals to go around, to thinking quick fix security solutions can work or be enough to defend against intrusion.
As the last quarter of the year approaches there are various changes businesses are facing when it comes to cybersecurity…
A recent survey by Malwarebytes shares great insight into the vulnerability of small and medium businesses (SMBs) to cyberattack…
While organizations onboard IoT devices to improve business operations and processes, it seems that few organizational boards require IoT risk assurances from third parties.
Understanding the costs your organization can face when it comes to data breach can help you realize how breaches impact your bottom line, as well as why information security is essential if you’re going to keep those costs down.
Exploring the hidden lessons from NotPetya ransomware that nobody’s talking about and that can help executives prepare for future attacks.
Do you know how much an IoT breach costs your business? Let’s start with the fact that it’s not cheap…